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RNC: Obama Riding 'Debt-End Bus Tour'

Monday, 15 Aug 2011 10:09 AM

By Greg McDonald

President Barak Obama has barely hit the road on his three-day bus tour through the Midwest, but Republicans already are tearing into him with news conferences and radio and Web ads that rip his trip as the “Debt-End Bus Tour.”
 
Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus kicked off a campaign Monday morning designed to counter any benefit the president might hope to reap from engaging face-to-face with Americans, as he travels the open road through Minnesota, Iowa, and Illinois over the next three days.
 
In a statement issued before a GOP rally in Minnesota, Priebus called the tour a taxpayer-funded “PR stunt” that shows why Obama must be defeated in next year’s presidential election.
 
The RNC plans to distribute handouts along the president’s route, in which the GOP slams Obama for the nation’s economic woes and for not producing a solid recovery plan that he can promote during his bus tour.
 
All the president will be doing on the trip, the Republican handout says, is talking about “A Big Ol’ Hunk of Nothing on Two Thick Slices of Nada.”
 
The RNC also has posted a video ad drawing attention to the fact that the president’s trip is an official White House event, which means it’s being paid for with tax dollars and not campaign funds.

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The ad is designed not only to generate opposition to Obama’s policies but also to raise money for Republicans in next year’s elections.
 
“Help get the truth out to the American people about Obama’s disastrous record of epic policy and leadership failure,” the ad says.  It’s time to stand up for Main Street U.S.A. and bring a halt to the ‘Debt-End” Express,’ reads a note on the site asking for donations of up to $1,000 or more.”

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